It's Not a Police Problem: It's a Society Problem

socialproblemsBy Jerry Girley, Esquire
The repeated killings of the unarmed African American men by white police officers has brought this nation to the brink of a racial conflagration once again. We keep coming to this place because we have failed to fully perceive or to appreciate the true nature of the problem that confronts us. Police officers are on the front line and as such they are the tip of society's spear. That spear more often than not is aimed in the direction of the African American community.

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Death By Cop In America

DeathByCopby The Urban Research Services
Since Ferguson, { Murder of Mike Brown By Murderer Darren Wilson} ; police have killed more than a dozen teenagers, half of them black. Some did nothing more than carry a BB gun.

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana? - One Black Man's Opinion

EddieColeby Eddie Cole
Please allow me a moment to validate why I can write or have an opinion on the issue of legalizing medical marijuana. At the age of 16 my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. During those time they didn't have the medical technology that we have now to combat this horrible disease. Doctors gave her a year to live.

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Orange County Sheriff's Office Statistics

OCSO Badgeby Mike Greene
Some interesting OCSO facts:

Annual budgets 2011 to 2012 $182,795,055

     --- 2012 to 2013 $192,122,113

     --- 2013 to 2014 $198,203,066.

     The 2013 to 2014 budget goes 100% to operating costs.

Sheriffs salary, approx $160,000 per year.

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